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Mini Photocell

SKU: FIT0180

$1.24 AUD, inc GST
$1.13 AUD, exc GST

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Mini Photocell
1.24 AUD

SKU: FIT0180

$1.24 AUD, inc GST
$1.13 AUD, exc GST
In stock, with a short lead time. 672 units dispatch in 3 to 5 days (in addition to the shipping method you choose). Our timing and stock is accurate. Delivery to you by Mon, 28th of Aug with Express Post within Australia.
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Introduction

This type of photoresistor is made of environment-friendly materials(no Cadmium and Lead) compared with the traditional CDS photoresistor.
It changes resistance depending on the amount of light it is exposed to. These little sensors can be used in light-interacting projects.
 
Specification
  • Head Diameter:              5mm
  • Voltage:                    5V  
  • Power Consumption:          70mW 
  • Operating Temperature:      -25~+85°C
  • Storage Temperature:        -40~+100°C
  • Soldering Temperature:      260(<3s)°C
Shipping list
  • Mini Photocell (1 unit)

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Documentation and Resources:
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Product Comments

We deliver Australia-wide with these options:

  • $3 for Small Items (4-6 days, not tracked, only available on selected small items)
  • $6.95 for Standard Post (2-4 days, tracked)
  • $8.32 for Express Post (1-2 days, tracked)
  • Pickup - Free! Only available to customers who live in the Newcastle region

International Orders - the following rates are for New Zealand and will vary for other countries:

  • $11.49 for Pack and Track (3+ days, tracked)
  • $16.50 for Express International (2-5 days, tracked)

If you order lots of gear, the postage amount might increment based on the weight of your order.

Our physical address:

Unit 18, 132 Garden Grove Parade
Adamstown
NSW, 2289
Australia

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